"What do I need to do to get to the next level in my organization?"
"How can I effectively transition in my scientific career?"
"How do I gain support for my innovative ideas?"
These are the types of questions scientists regularly ask me. To answer them, I draw from my own experience, as well as that of others working with scientists, and the conclusions are surprisingly similar. In addition to the time and background required of a STEM professional, there are four essential skills senior leaders, hiring managers, and even investors consistently look for in a strong leader: collaboration, adaptability, communication, and the ability to create a shared vision.
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